Having a high quality hot tub can improve quality of life in ways that you may not have thought of. Not only is it a serene escape from every day stresses, it’s a great way to bring family and friends together as well as a great way to ease aches and pains. Incorporating your hot tub into your daily schedule can lead to improving your overall well-being. Check out some of the benefits below.
Arthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptom Relief
If you’re one of the many people who is diagnosed with Arthritis, spending time in your hot tub can help provide temporary relief from joint pain. Studies have shown that after just two weeks patients found significant reduction in pain. In comparison to patients who were undergoing drug therapy, those who were in spa therapy experienced less pain.
Fibromyalgia Symptom Relief
Arthritis isn’t the only medical condition that spending time in your hot tub will help ease. People diagnosed with fibromyalgia can also reap the benefits of soaking in their hot tub as well as studies have shown that patients in hydrotherapy treatment have reported improvement in sleep quality, physical functionality, ability to do their job with the added bonus of a decrease in depression, anxiety, fatigue, stiffness, and pain.
Lower Back Pain Relief
Many Americans are the victims of lower back pain. Whether it’s chronic or acute, it can severely impact the quality of life and impact every day activities. Patients who underwent hydrotherapy treatment saw a reduction in their symptoms. Although hydrotherapy may help in treatment, it does not replace a doctor or qualified professional so it’s suggested that you consult an expert on whether or not your hot tub may ease your symptoms.
Decreased Anxiety and Stress
It’s a well known fact that a soak in the tub is a great way to help your body relax and to ease your anxiety. This is enough reason to take a little time out of your busy day to schedule some time in the hot tub. Let your mind and body take a break from the looming deadlines, rushing the kids to get to school on time, or stressing about fitting all your errands into a short time frame.
Many people suffer from insomnia or other forms of sleep disorder. Lack of sleep can lead to increased feelings of stress, depression, anxiety, and frustration. Reducing your stress and anxiety levels help you to fall asleep more easily and your hot tub is there to help you to get a good nights sleep.
Eases Sore Muscles
The daily schedule of the average American can be strenuous on the body. Things like working out, heavy lifting, hiking, or any other physical exertion take a toll on our body and leave our muscles with aches. Hot tubs are a great way to ease any soreness and to release built up tension by enjoying the hot water and massaging jets.
Improved Range of Motion
As our bodies age we lose some of our flexibility. This may be due to genetics, injuries, activity levels, or medical conditions. Through regular use your hot tub can assist in help regaining lost flexibility. It does this by helping to reduce joint inflammation and allowing the muscles to relax to become more pliable. To help aid in regaining lost flexibility you can take advantage of your relaxed state and gently practice some flexibility exercises.